At Center for Civilians in Conflict (CIVIC), our team is focused on helping civilians caught in the midst of armed conflict. We work directly with people who have the power to transform the planning, conduct, and aftermath of conflicts for civilians—from military officials and policymakers to UN bodies and civilians themselves. Our staff is found in places like Iraq, Nigeria, South Sudan, Ukraine, and Afghanistan, with our headquarters in Washington, DC. Learn more about our vision here.

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NATO’s Civilian Protection Policy Has Some Work to Do

By Alex Liffiton, Center for Civilians in Conflict (CIVIC)

On July 1, 2016, President Obama issued an Executive Order (EO) on Pre- and Post-Strike Policies on Civilian... Blog Post | Posted 31 Aug 2016

Final Agreement on Peace in Colombia, But True Peace Still A Long Way Off

Photo courtesy of Camilo Rueda López, Some Rights Reserved

By Kevin Gustafson, Center for Civilians in Conflict (CIVIC)

Colombia... Blog Post | Posted 26 Aug 2016

The Coming Climate Wars

A woman walks behind the remains of a house in the village of Mehmood Kot in Punjab that was destroyed by Pakistan's floods in 2010. Photo by... Blog Post | Posted 23 Aug 2016

Peshmerga: ‘We must uphold our values and protect civilians in defeating Daesh’

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By Sahr Muhammedally, Senior Program Manager for MENA & South Asia

KIRKUK, Iraq&mdash... Blog Post | Posted 17 Aug 2016

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